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Raghuram Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system
Raghuram Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has joined a task force of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to study the future of global financial system, whose members include bankers and policymakers from across the world.

India at Davos 2016 (Pics)

India at Davos 2016

WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees
WEF meet 2016 ends; raises concerns over China, terror & refugees

The 5-day annual jamboree of the world's rich and powerful came to a close in this Alpine resort Saturday, with leaders raising concerns about economic headwinds from China, geo-political risks arising from the refugee crisis in Europe and terror attacks in various parts of the world.

 

Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report
Internet's openness, dynamism at risk: WEF report

The issues that dominated the discussion include emerging fragmentation of the Internet, along multiple lines, due to developments in technical, governmental and commercial realm.

Arun Jaitley meets US Treasury Secretary at World Economic Forum

Jaitley, Lew discussed ways to attract greater infrastructure investment to boost potential growth and support the global economy.

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report
Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

India's power sector is at an inflection point and most of its electricity demand in the next two decades will be met by burning fossil fuels despite huge investments in renewables, WEF said Tuesday.

World Economic Forum 2016

World Economic Forum 2016

Climate change biggest risk facing world in 2016: WEF

Failure to mitigate adverse impact of climate change is the biggest risk facing the world this year with greater damage potential than even the weapons of mass destruction, says a WEF survey.

World Economic Forum revokes invite to North Korea for Davos

Organisers of the World Economic Forum in Davos say they have revoked an invitation to a delegation from North Korea in the wake of the secretive Communist country's latest nuclear test.

Delaying action on climate change will hurt growth: Global CEOs

Advocating the need for meaningful "global action" to deal with climate change, honchos of 78 corporates, including from India, Monday said delaying action would damage growth prospects in the years to come.

India positioned more favourably for future than China: WEF
India positioned more favourably for future than China: WEF

In the coming years, India is positioned much more favourably than China in terms of growth, the World Economic Forum has said though it observed that it is not entirely smooth sailing just yet.

World Economic Forum to host 'National Strategy Day on India'
World Economic Forum to host 'National Strategy Day on India'

Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) will host its annual India summit this week in the national capital, which is expected to be attended by top policymakers including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and several corporate leaders, among others.

Watch: Top 10 Headlines

Check out top 10 headlines of the day:

-Pakistan has denied Dawood Ibrahim's shelter in their country.
-World Bank report says that the business conditions in India have improved.

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Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi among most admired globally: WEF
Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi among most admired globally: WEF

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 10th most admired personality globally, as per a new survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) that has ranked late South African President Nelson Mandela on the top.

Cost of counterfeiting to global economy may reach $1.77 trillion: WEF
Cost of counterfeiting to global economy may reach $1.77 trillion: WEF

The illicit economy is a giant, global and growing problem, a World Economic Forum report said and cautioned that the cost to the global economy of counterfeiting alone could reach USD 1.77 trillion in 2015.

India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index
India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index

In a big jump, India has moved up 16 positions to rank 55th on a global index of the world's most competitive economies, where Switzerland remains on top.

India ranks low on inclusive growth, development ranking: WEF

India has been ranked very low globally on most of the parameters for inclusive growth and development even as it fares much better internationally when it come to business and political ethics.

WEF to hold annual India meet on Nov 3-4

The World Economic Forum (WEF) will hold its annual India meeting on November 3-4, which is expected to focus on strategic vision of the Modi-led BJP government.

India 100th on global human capital index: WEF

On the list, compiled by World Economic Forum (WEF), other emerging economies such as Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa are ranked ahead of India.

World Economic Forum recommends action for urban growth in India

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Monday recommended three actions the Government of India could consider to deliver inclusive urban growth.